Part of the Being Human National Festival of Humanities, the Heaven’s Above! Interactive Exhibition takes place on Saturday 19th November, 11.00-18.00. The exhibition will include the Ordered Universe project on the scientific world of Robert Grosseteste (c.1168-1253), medieval time reckoning in the exquisite Durham Cathedral manuscript Hunter 100 and medieval astrolabes. Art-work from sculptor AlexandraContinue reading “Heaven’s Above: Interactive Exhibition”
The second creative collaboration seminars for the Through a Glass Darkly project took place on 31st August, with a return visit for Ordered Universe team members to the National Glass Centre, University of Sunderland. This time, however, it was the turn of the scientists and mediaevalists to try their hands at working with glass. We did so, withContinue reading “Through a Glass Darkly: Making with Glass”
The second in a series of creative collaboration seminars between the Ordered Universe project and the National Glass Centre, University of Sunderland, takes place tomorrow. Teams from both units will meet, this time the OU participants will be introduced to sand-casting and glass-cutting. Photographs and video of the results will be posted, so watch this space!
Yesterday, July 1st, the Ordered Universe project was awarded a prestigious prize from the University of Oxford. Hannah, Tom and Giles submitted the project for the Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Awards, and we were one of six projects from over 80 entrants selected as prize winners. The awards were hosted by Merton College andContinue reading “Oxford University Vice Chancellor’s Award”
It is a great pleasure to report that Alexandra Carr has been awarded a place at a major exhibition organised by Spectrum, a convergence of cultural communities and transdisciplinary groups based in Berlin. The exhibition, States of Matter, takes place in June, 23-26, this summer. The exhibit, The Lens of Sound takes the form of a video presentation inContinue reading “Spektrum Success: Ordered Universe Creatives”
The Ordered Universe is delighted to announce a creative collaboration with the University of Sunderland, National Glass Centre. Members of the Ordered Universe will be working with Dr Cate Watkinsonand Dr Colin Rennie, of the Department of Glass and Ceramics, and their undergraduate and postgraduate students. Cate runs her own glass studio, Watkinson Glass Associates, with commissions ranging from decorative panel installationsContinue reading “Ordered Universe: Creative Collaborations – Through a Glass Darkly”
The Ordered Universe is delighted to announce a series of collaborations with creative artists and organisations, with whom the project will be working over the coming months and years. These will all be featured in forthcoming posts: we start with artist Alexandra Carr.